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Allergies and hypersensitivities

An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system overreacts to a foreign substance that usually causes few or no problems in most people.

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Grass allergy

Grass allergy causes someone to have an allergic reaction to grass pollen spread by the wind. Learn more about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Perfume stinks: how fragrances can affect your health

Fragrances and fragranced products cause health problems, such as asthma and headaches, in 1 in 3 people. Find out what you can do if you experience symptoms.

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Food allergies in children

Trusted information on food allergies in children including peanut allergies, how to know if your child has an allergy, and food additives.

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Allergies

Trusted information about allergy types, as well as allergy testing, anaphylaxis, antihistamines and common related conditions such as asthma and hay fever.

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Allergies to seafood

Seafood allergy is complex, and 4-in-5 people with allergy to fish, shellfish or molluscs will have it for life. Find out more about the symptoms and diagnosis of seafood allergy.

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Allergic reactions to cow's milk

Trusted information about allergic reaction to cow's milk from leading Australian health organisations, including what it is, what to do, plus links to trusted resources.

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Eye allergies

Trusted information about eye allergies from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on simple allergic conjunctivitis.

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Cat and dog allergy

Allergies to cats and dogs are common, and symptoms can be severe. Learn more about how to live with a pet allergy.

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Allergy testing

Suffering from asthma or hay fever? They may be triggered by allergies. Find out more here about allergy testing.

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